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Elizabeth Lank

Elizabeth Lank is an organisational and leadership development professional with particular expertise in developing the leadership skills, processes, roles and culture to facilitate collaborative working within and across organisations.

Elizabeth is the author of Collaborative Advantage: How Organizations Win by Working Together (Palgrave Macmillan 2006) and the co-author of The Power of Learning: A Guide to Gaining Competitive Advantage (IPD 1994), written as a practitioner’s guide to building ‘learning organisations’.

Prior to setting up her own business in 2001, she worked within the Chief Executive’s Programme Office at ICL. This included responsibility for the Leadership Development function, the company’s Mobilising Knowledge programme and programme management of the Business Transformation Campaign, a major strategic change programme headed by the company’s CEO.

Current and recent clients include the Arts Council, the Audit Commission, AstraZeneca, the global pharmaceutical firm; IdeA, the Improvement and Development Agency for U.K. local government; Macmillan Cancer Support; consumer electronics firm Philips; and leading retailer Tesco.

In addition to her advisory work, Elizabeth has been a visiting lecturer on the U.K. government’s Cabinet Office Top Management Programme, at INSEAD, London Business School, Henley Management College, Solvay Business School in Brussels and the Berlin School for Creative Leadership.

TEAM

Elizabeth helps teams and virtual teams improve their performance by developing ways to share best practice and learning.

LEADERSHIP

Elizabeth devises and leads insightful leadership programmes that draw on her wealth of experience and her expertise in collaborative working and employee engagement.

YOUR ORGANISATION

In her seminars and direct consulting, Elizabeth offers detailed and simple ways to generate collaborative working across organisations. She shares essential tools for businesses and enterprises that want to break down the silos they work within and which hamper their performance.